Masterplans for the new HMP Glasgow prison have been submitted.
by Rory Butler / January 3, 2023
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Kier is the main contractor in the HMP Glasgow Strategic Alliance, the delivery team for the £100 million facility.
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) awarded Kier the preconstruction services contract.
The new jail will be built on a 54-acre site at the former Provan Gas Works and replace the Victorian-era HMP Barlinnie.
- Planning in principle approved August 2020
- 1,200-inmate jail
- Five houseblocks
- Net-zero carbon facility
HMP Glasgow Strategic Alliance
- Holmes Miller
- Pick Everard
- Medical Architecture
Kier will also support the SPS through its “Making Ground” programme, a serving prisoner and prison leaver employment scheme.
Further planning applications are expected throughout the year.
Construction will complete in 2026.
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